SIC CODES

SIC Activities related with *operation*

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operation: SIC Codes

There are 71 Economic Activities in all levels that containg the word "OPERATION" in their name or detailed description. Have you that what you are searching for?

  • Class 0130
    Plant propagation
    This class includes the production of all vegetative planting materials including cuttings, suckers and seedlings for direct plant propagation or to create plant grafting stock into which selected scion is grafted for eventual planting to produce crops.

    This class includes:
    ~ growing of plants for planting
    ~ growing of plants for ornamental purposes, including turf for transplanting
    ~ growing of live plants for bulbs, tubers and roots; cuttings and slips; mushroom spawn
    ~ OPERATION of tree nurseries, except forest tree nurseries

  • Class 0146
    Raising of poultry
    This class includes:
    ~ raising and breeding of poultry:
    ~ fowls of the species Gallus domesticus (chickens and capons), ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowls
    ~ production of eggs
    ~ OPERATION of poultry hatcheries

  • Class 0149
    Raising of other animals
    This class includes:
    ~ raising and breeding of semi-domesticated or other live animals:
    ~ ostriches and emus
    ~ other birds (except poultry)
    ~ insects
    ~ rabbits and other fur animals
    ~ production of fur skins, reptile or bird skins from ranching operation
    ~ OPERATION of worm farms, land mollusc farms, snail farms etc.
    ~ raising of silk worms, production of silk worm cocoons
    ~ bee-keeping and production of honey and beeswax
    ~ raising and breeding of pet animals (except fish):
    ~ cats and dogs
    ~ birds, such as parakeets etc.
    ~ hamsters etc.
    ~ raising of diverse animals

  • Class 0150
    Mixed farming
    This class includes the combined production of crops and animals without a specialized production of crops or animals. The size of the overall farming OPERATION is not a determining factor. If either production of crops or animals in a given unit exceeds 66 per cent or more of standard gross margins, the combined activity should not be included here, but allocated to crop or animal farming.

  • Class 0161
    Support activities for crop production
    This class includes:
    ~ agricultural activities on a fee or contract basis:
    ~ preparation of fields
    ~ establishing a crop
    ~ treatment of crops
    ~ crop spraying, including by air
    ~ trimming of fruit trees and vines
    ~ transplanting of rice, thinning of beets
    ~ harvesting
    ~ pest control (including rabbits) in connection with agriculture
    ~ OPERATION of agricultural irrigation equipment

    This class also includes:
    ~ provision of agricultural machinery with operators and crew
    ~ maintenance of land to keep it in good condition for agricultural use

  • Class 0322
    Freshwater aquaculture
    This class includes:
    ~ fish farming in freshwater including farming of freshwater ornamental fish
    ~ culture of freshwater crustaceans, bivalves, other molluscs and other aquatic animals
    ~ OPERATION of fish hatcheries (freshwater)
    ~ farming of frogs

  • Class 1910
    Manufacture of coke oven products
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of coke ovens
    ~ production of coke and semi-coke
    ~ production of pitch and pitch coke
    ~ production of coke oven gas
    ~ production of crude coal and lignite tars
    ~ agglomeration of coke

  • Class 0210
    Silviculture and other forestry activities
    This class includes:
    ~ growing of standing timber: planting, replanting, transplanting, thinning and conserving of forests and timber tracts
    ~ growing of coppice, pulpwood and fire wood
    ~ OPERATION of forest tree nurseries

    These activities can be carried out in natural or planted forests.

  • Class 0240
    Support services to forestry
    This class includes carrying out part of the forestry OPERATION on a fee or contract basis.

    This class includes:
    ~ forestry service activities:
    ~ forestry inventories
    ~ forest management consulting services
    ~ timber evaluation
    ~ forest fire fighting and protection
    ~ forest pest control
    ~ logging service activities:
    ~ transport of logs within the forest

  • Class 0321
    Marine aquaculture
    This class includes:
    ~ fish farming in sea water including farming of marine ornamental fish
    ~ production of bivalve spat (oyster mussel etc.), lobsterlings, shrimp post-larvae, fish fry and fingerlings
    ~ growing of laver and other edible seaweeds
    ~ culture of crustaceans, bivalves, other molluscs and other aquatic animals in sea water

    This class also includes:
    ~ aquaculture activities in brackish waters
    ~ aquaculture activities in salt water filled tanks or reservoirs
    ~ OPERATION of fish hatcheries (marine)
    ~ OPERATION of marine worm farms


  • Class 1010
    Processing and preserving of meat
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of slaughterhouses engaged in killing, dressing or packing meat: beef, pork, poultry, lamb, rabbit, mutton, camel, etc.
    ~ production of fresh, chilled or frozen meat, in carcasses
    ~ production of fresh, chilled or frozen meat, in cuts
    ~ production of fresh, chilled or frozen meat, in individual portions
    ~ production of dried, salted or smoked meat
    ~ production of meat products:
    ~ sausages, salami, puddings, andouillettes, saveloys, bolognas, pâtés, rillettes, boiled ham

    This class also includes:
    ~ slaughtering and processing of whales on land or on specialized vessels
    ~ production of hides and skins originating from slaughterhouses, including fellmongery
    ~ rendering of lard and other edible fats of animal origin
    ~ processing of animal offal
    ~ production of pulled wool
    ~ production of feathers and down

  • Class 4911
    Passenger rail transport, interurban
    This class includes:
    ~ passenger transport by inter-urban railways
    ~ OPERATION of sleeping cars or dining cars as an integrated OPERATION of railway companies

  • Class 4930
    Transport via pipeline
    This class includes:
    ~ transport of gases, liquids, water, slurry and other commodities via pipelines

    This class also includes:
    ~ OPERATION of pump stations

  • Class 5210
    Warehousing and storage
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of storage and warehouse facilities for all kind of goods:
    ~ OPERATION of grain silos, general merchandise warehouses, refrigerated warehouses, storage tanks etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ storage of goods in foreign trade zones
    ~ blast freezing

  • Class 2410
    Manufacture of basic iron and steel
    This class includes operations of conversion by reduction of iron ore in blast furnaces and oxygen converters or of ferrous waste and scrap in electric arc furnaces or by direct reduction of iron ore without fusion to obtain crude steel which is smelted and refined in a ladle furnace and then poured and solidified in a continuous caster in order to produce semi-finished flat or long products, which are used, after reheating, in rolling, drawing and extruding operations to manufacture finished products such as plate, sheet, strip, bars, rods, wire, tubes, pipes and hollow profiles.

    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of blast furnaces, steel converters, rolling and finishing mills
    ~ production of pig iron and spiegeleisen in pigs, blocks or other primary forms
    ~ production of ferro-alloys
    ~ production of ferrous products by direct reduction of iron and other spongy ferrous products
    ~ production of iron of exceptional purity by electrolysis or other chemical processes
    ~ production of granular iron and iron powder
    ~ production of steel in ingots or other primary forms
    ~ remelting of scrap ingots of iron or steel
    ~ production of semi-finished products of steel
    ~ manufacture of hot-rolled and cold-rolled flat-rolled products of steel
    ~ manufacture of hot-rolled bars and rods of steel
    ~ manufacture of hot-rolled open sections of steel
    ~ manufacture of steel bars and solid sections of steel by cold drawing, grinding or turning
    ~ manufacture of open sections by progressive cold forming on a roll mill or folding on a press of flat-rolled products of steel
    ~ manufacture of wire of steel by cold drawing or stretching
    ~ manufacture of sheet piling of steel and welded open sections of steel
    ~ manufacture of railway track materials (unassembled rails) of steel
    ~ manufacture of seamless tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of steel, by hot rolling, hot extrusion or hot drawing, or by cold drawing or cold rolling
    ~ manufacture of welded tubes and pipes of steel, by cold or hot forming and welding, delivered as welded or further processed by cold drawing or cold rolling or manufactured by hot forming, welding and reducing
    ~ manufacture of tube fittings of steel, such as:
    ~ flat flanges and flanges with forged collars
    ~ butt-welded fittings
    ~ threaded fittings
    ~ socket-welded fittings

  • Class 5222
    Service activities incidental to water transportation
    This class includes:
    ~ activities related to water transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    ~ OPERATION of terminal facilities such as harbours and piers
    ~ OPERATION of waterway locks etc.
    ~ navigation, pilotage and berthing activities
    ~ lighterage, salvage activities
    ~ lighthouse activities

  • Class 6312
    Web portals
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of web sites that use a search engine to generate and maintain extensive databases of Internet addresses and content in an easily searchable format
    ~ OPERATION of other websites that act as portals to the Internet, such as media sites providing periodically updated content

  • Class 6611
    Administration of financial markets
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION and supervision of financial markets other than by public authorities, such as:
    ~ commodity contracts exchanges
    ~ futures commodity contracts exchanges
    ~ securities exchanges
    ~ stock exchanges
    ~ stock or commodity options exchanges


  • Class 3510
    Electric power generation, transmission and distribution
    This class includes the generation of bulk electric power, transmission from generating facilities to distribution centers and distribution to end users.

    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of generation facilities that produce electric energy, including thermal, nuclear, hydroelectric, gas turbine, diesel and renewable
    ~ OPERATION of transmission systems that convey the electricity from the generation facility to the distribution system
    ~ OPERATION of distribution systems (i.e. consisting of lines, poles, meters, and wiring) that convey electric power received from the generation facility or the transmission system to the final consumer
    ~ sale of electricity to the user
    ~ activities of electric power brokers or agents that arrange the sale of electricity via power distribution systems operated by others
    ~ OPERATION of electricity and transmission capacity exchanges for electric power

  • Class 3520
    Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains
    This class includes the manufacture of gas and the distribution of natural or synthetic gas to the consumer through a system of mains. Gas marketers or brokers, which arrange the sale of natural gas over distribution systems operated by others, are included.
    The separate OPERATION of gas pipelines, typically done over long distances, connecting producers with distributors of gas, or between urban centers, is excluded from this class and classified with other pipeline transport activities.

    This class includes:
    ~ production of gas for the purpose of gas supply by carbonation of coal, from by-products of agriculture or from waste
    ~ manufacture of gaseous fuels with a specified calorific value, by purification, blending and other processes from gases of various types including natural gas
    ~ transportation, distribution and supply of gaseous fuels of all kinds through a system of mains
    ~ sale of gas to the user through mains
    ~ activities of gas brokers or agents that arrange the sale of gas over gas distribution systems operated by others
    ~ commodity and transport capacity exchanges for gaseous fuels

  • Class 3600
    Water collection, treatment and supply
    This class includes water collection, treatment and distribution activities for domestic and industrial needs. Collection of water from various sources, as well as distribution by various means is included.
    The OPERATION of irrigation canals is also included; however the provision of irrigation services through sprinklers, and similar agricultural support services, is not included.

    This class includes:
    ~ collection of water from rivers, lakes, wells etc.
    ~ collection of rain water
    ~ purification of water for water supply purposes
    ~ treatment of water for industrial and other purposes
    ~ desalting of sea or ground water to produce water as the principal product of interest
    ~ distribution of water through mains, by trucks or other means
    ~ OPERATION of irrigation canals

  • Class 9103
    Botanical and zoological gardens and nature reserves activities
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of botanical and zoological gardens, including children's zoos
    ~ OPERATION of nature reserves, including wildlife preservation, etc.

  • Class 3700
    Sewerage
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of sewer systems or sewer treatment facilities
    ~ collecting and transporting of human or industrial wastewater from one or several users, as well as rain water by means of sewerage networks, collectors, tanks and other means of transport (sewage vehicles etc.)
    ~ emptying and cleaning of cesspools and septic tanks, sinks and pits from sewage; servicing of chemical toilets
    ~ treatment of wastewater (including human and industrial wastewater, water from swimming pools etc.) by means of physical, chemical and biological processes like dilution, screening, filtering, sedimentation etc.
    ~ maintenance and cleaning of sewers and drains, including sewer rodding

  • Class 3811
    Collection of non-hazardous waste
    This class includes:
    ~ collection of non-hazardous solid waste (i.e. garbage) within a local area, such as collection of waste from households and businesses by means of refuse bins, wheeled bins, containers etc may include mixed recoverable materials
    ~ collection of recyclable materials
    ~ collection of used cooking oils and fats
    ~ collection of refuse in litter-bins in public places

    This class also includes:
    ~ collection of construction and demolition waste
    ~ collection and removal of debris such as brush and rubble
    ~ collection of waste output of textile mills
    ~ OPERATION of waste transfer stations for non-hazardous waste

  • Class 3812
    Collection of hazardous waste
    This class includes the collection of solid and non-solid hazardous waste, i.e. explosive, oxidizing, flammable, toxic, irritant, carcinogenic, corrosive, infectious and other substances and preparations harmful for human health and environment. It may also entail identification, treatment, packaging and labeling of waste for the purposes of transport.

    This class includes:
    ~ collection of hazardous waste, such as:
    ~ used oil from shipment or garages
    ~ bio-hazardous waste
    ~ used batteries
    ~ OPERATION of waste transfer stations for hazardous waste

  • Class 3821
    Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous waste
    This class includes the disposal, treatment prior to disposal and other treatment of solid or non-solid non-hazardous waste.

    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of landfills for the disposal of non-hazardous waste
    ~ disposal of non-hazardous waste by combustion or incineration or other methods, with or without the resulting production of electricity or steam, substitute fuels, biogas, ashes or other by-products for further use etc.
    ~ treatment of organic waste for disposal
    ~ production of compost from organic waste

  • Class 9200
    Gambling and betting activities
    This class includes:
    ~ bookmaking and other betting operations
    ~ off-track betting
    ~ OPERATION of casinos, including floating casinos
    ~ sale of lottery tickets
    ~ OPERATION (exploitation) of coin-operated gambling machines
    ~ OPERATION of virtual gambling web sites

  • Class 9321
    Activities of amusement parks and theme parks
    This class includes:
    ~ activities of amusement parks or theme parks, including the OPERATION of a variety of attractions, such as mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, theme exhibits and picnic grounds

  • Class 3822
    Treatment and disposal of hazardous waste
    This class includes the disposal and treatment prior to disposal of solid or non-solid hazardous waste, including waste that is explosive, oxidizing, flammable, toxic, irritant, carcinogenic, corrosive or infectious and other substances and preparations harmful for human health and environment.

    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of facilities for treatment of hazardous waste
    ~ treatment and disposal of toxic live or dead animals and other contaminated waste
    ~ incineration of hazardous waste
    ~ disposal of used goods such as refrigerators to eliminate harmful waste
    ~ treatment, disposal and storage of radioactive nuclear waste including:
    ~ treatment and disposal of transition radioactive waste, i.e. decaying within the period of transport, from hospitals
    ~ encapsulation, preparation and other treatment of nuclear waste for storage

  • Class 4921
    Urban and suburban passenger land transport
    This class includes:
    ~ land transport of passengers by urban or suburban transport systems. This may include different modes of land transport, such as by motorbus, tramway, streetcar, trolley bus, underground and elevated railways etc. The transport is carried out on scheduled routes normally following a fixed time schedule, entailing the picking up and setting down of passengers at normally fixed stops.

    This class also includes:
    ~ town-to-airport or town-to-station lines
    ~ OPERATION of funicular railways, aerial cableways etc. if part of urban or suburban transit systems

  • Class 4922
    Other passenger land transport
    This class includes:
    ~ other passenger road transport:
    ~ scheduled long-distance bus services
    ~ charters, excursions and other occasional coach services
    ~ taxi operation
    ~ airport shuttles
    ~ OPERATION of telfers (téléphériques), funiculars, ski and cable lifts if not part of urban or suburban transit systems

    This class also includes:
    ~ other renting of private cars with driver
    ~ OPERATION of school buses and buses for transport of employees
    ~ passenger transport by man- or animal-drawn vehicles

  • Class 5011
    Sea and coastal passenger water transport
    This class includes:
    ~ transport of passengers over seas and coastal waters, whether scheduled or not:
    ~ OPERATION of excursion, cruise or sightseeing boats
    ~ OPERATION of ferries, water taxis etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ renting of pleasure boats with crew for sea and coastal water transport (e.g. for fishing cruises)

  • Class 5221
    Service activities incidental to land transportation
    This class includes:
    ~ activities related to land transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    ~ OPERATION of terminal facilities such as railway stations, bus stations, stations for the handling of goods
    ~ OPERATION of railroad infrastructure
    ~ OPERATION of roads, bridges, tunnels, car parks or garages, bicycle parkings
    ~ switching and shunting
    ~ towing and road side assistance

    This class also includes:
    ~ liquefaction of gas for transportation purposes

  • Class 5223
    Service activities incidental to air transportation
    This class includes:
    ~ activities related to air transport of passengers, animals or freight:
    ~ OPERATION of terminal facilities such as airway terminals etc.
    ~ airport and air-traffic-control activities
    ~ ground service activities on airfields etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ firefighting and fire-prevention services at airports

  • Class 5629
    Other food service activities
    This class includes industrial catering, i.e. the provision of food services based on contractual arrangements with the customer, for a specific period of time.
    Also included is the OPERATION of food concessions at sports and similar facilities. The food is often prepared in a central unit.

    This class includes:
    ~ activities of food service contractors (e.g. for transportation companies)
    ~ OPERATION of food concessions at sports and similar facilities
    ~ OPERATION of canteens or cafeterias (e.g. for factories, offices, hospitals or schools) on a concession basis

  • Class 6190
    Other telecommunications activities
    This class includes:
    ~ provision of specialized telecommunications applications, such as satellite tracking, communications telemetry, and radar station operations
    ~ OPERATION of satellite terminal stations and associated facilities operationally connected with one or more terrestrial communications systems and capable of transmitting telecommunications to or receiving telecommunications from satellite systems
    ~ provision of Internet access over networks between the client and the ISP not owned or controlled by the ISP, such as dial-up Internet access etc.
    ~ provision of telephone and Internet access in facilities open to the public
    ~ provision of telecommunications services over existing telecom connections:
    ~ VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) provision
    ~ telecommunications resellers (i.e. purchasing and reselling network capacity without providing additional services)

  • Class 6202
    Computer consultancy and computer facilities management activities
    This class includes:
    ~ planning and designing of computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software and communication technologies

    The units classified in this class may provide the hardware and software components of the system as part of their integrated services or these components may be provided by third parties or vendors. The units classified in this class often install the system and train and support the users of the system.

    This class also includes:
    ~ provision of on-site management and OPERATION of clients' computer systems and/or data processing facilities, as well as related support services

  • Class 6810
    Real estate activities with own or leased property
    This class includes:
    ~ buying, selling, renting and operating of self-owned or leased real estate, such as:
    ~ apartment buildings and dwellings
    ~ non-residential buildings, including exhibition halls, self-storage facilities, malls and shopping centers
    ~ land
    ~ provision of homes and furnished or unfurnished flats or apartments for more permanent use, typically on a monthly or annual basis

    This class also includes:
    ~ development of building projects for own OPERATION, i.e. for renting of space in these buildings
    ~ subdividing real estate into lots, without land improvement
    ~ OPERATION of residential mobile home sites

  • Class 7120
    Technical testing and analysis
    This class includes:
    ~ performance of physical, chemical and other analytical testing of all types of materials and products (see below for exceptions):
    ~ acoustics and vibration testing
    ~ testing of composition and purity of minerals etc.
    ~ testing activities in the field of food hygiene, including veterinary testing and control in relation to food production
    ~ testing of physical characteristics and performance of materials, such as strength, thickness, durability, radioactivity etc.
    ~ qualification and reliability testing
    ~ performance testing of complete machinery: motors, automobiles, electronic equipment etc.
    ~ radiographic testing of welds and joints
    ~ failure analysis
    ~ testing and measuring of environmental indicators: air and water pollution etc.
    ~ certification of products, including consumer goods, motor vehicles, aircraft, pressurized containers, nuclear plants etc.
    ~ periodic road-safety testing of motor vehicles
    ~ testing with use of models or mock-ups (e.g. of aircraft, ships, dams etc.)
    ~ OPERATION of police laboratories

  • Class 8411
    General public administration activities
    This class includes:
    ~ executive and legislative administration of central, regional and local bodies
    ~ administration and supervision of fiscal affairs:
    ~ OPERATION of taxation schemes
    ~ duty/tax collection on goods and tax violation investigation
    ~ customs administration
    ~ budget implementation and management of public funds and public debt:
    ~ raising and receiving of moneys and control of their disbursement
    ~ administration of overall (civil) R&D policy and associated funds
    ~ administration and OPERATION of overall economic and social planning and statistical services at the various levels of government

  • Class 8413
    Regulation of and contribution to more efficient OPERATION of businesses
    This class includes:
    ~ public administration and regulation, including subsidy allocation, for different economic sectors:
    ~ agriculture
    ~ land use
    ~ energy and mining resources
    ~ infrastructure
    ~ transport
    ~ communication
    ~ hotels and tourism
    ~ wholesale and retail trade
    ~ administration of R&D policies and associated funds to improve economic performance
    ~ administration of general labour affairs
    ~ implementation of regional development policy measures, e.g. to reduce unemployment

  • Class 8421
    Foreign affairs
    This class includes:
    ~ administration and OPERATION of the ministry of foreign affairs and diplomatic and consular missions stationed abroad or at offices of international organizations
    ~ administration, OPERATION and support for information and cultural services intended for distribution beyond national boundaries
    ~ aid to foreign countries, whether or not routed through international organizations
    ~ provision of military aid to foreign countries
    ~ management of foreign trade, international financial and foreign technical affairs

  • Class 8422
    Defence activities
    This class includes:
    ~ administration, supervision and OPERATION of military defence affairs and land, sea, air and space defence forces such as:
    ~ combat forces of army, navy and air force
    ~ engineering, transport, communications, intelligence, material, personnel and other non-combat forces and commands
    ~ reserve and auxiliary forces of the defence establishment
    ~ military logistics (provision of equipment, structures, supplies etc.)
    ~ health activities for military personnel in the field
    ~ administration, OPERATION and support of civil defence forces
    ~ support for the working out of contingency plans and the carrying out of exercises in which civilian institutions and populations are involved
    ~ administration of defence-related R&D policies and related funds

  • Class 8423
    Public order and safety activities
    This class includes:
    ~ administration and OPERATION of regular and auxiliary police forces supported by public authorities and of port, border, coastguards and other special police forces, including traffic regulation, alien registration, maintenance of arrest records
    ~ firefighting and fire prevention:
    ~ administration and OPERATION of regular and auxiliary fire brigades in fire prevention, firefighting, rescue of persons and animals, assistance in civic disasters, floods, road accidents etc.
    ~ administration and OPERATION of administrative civil and criminal law courts, military tribunals and the judicial system, including legal representation and advice on behalf of the government or when provided by the government in cash or services
    ~ rendering of judgements and interpretations of the law
    ~ arbitration of civil actions
    ~ prison administration and provision of correctional services, including rehabilitation services, regardless of whether their administration and OPERATION is done by government units or by private units on a contract or fee basis
    ~ provision of supplies for domestic emergency use in case of peacetime disasters

  • Class 9000
    Creative, arts and entertainment activities
    This class includes the OPERATION of facilities and provision of services to meet the cultural and entertainment interests of their customers. This includes the production and promotion of, and participation in, live performances, events or exhibits intended for public viewing; the provision of artistic, creative or technical skills for the production of artistic products and live performances.

    This class includes:
    ~ production of live theatrical presentations, concerts and opera or dance productions and other stage productions:
    ~ activities of groups, circuses or companies, orchestras or bands
    ~ activities of individual artists such as authors, actors, directors, musicians, lecturers or speakers, stage-set designers and builders etc.
    ~ OPERATION of concert and theatre halls and other arts facilities
    ~ activities of sculptors, painters, cartoonists, engravers, etchers etc.
    ~ activities of individual writers, for all subjects including fictional writing, technical writing etc.
    ~ activities of independent journalists
    ~ restoring of works of art such as paintings etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ activities of producers or entrepreneurs of arts live events, with or without facilities

  • Class 9101
    Library and archives activities
    This class includes:
    ~ documentation and information activities of libraries of all kinds, reading, listening and viewing rooms, public archives providing service to the general public or to a special clientele, such as students, scientists, staff, members as well as OPERATION of government archives:
    ~ organization of a collection, whether specialized or not
    ~ cataloguing collections
    ~ lending and storage of books, maps, periodicals, films, records, tapes, works of art etc.
    ~ retrieval activities in order to comply with information requests etc.
    ~ stock photo libraries and services

  • Class 9102
    Museums activities and OPERATION of historical sites and buildings
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of museums of all kinds:
    ~ art museums, museums of jewellery, furniture, costumes, ceramics, silverware
    ~ natural history, science and technological museums, historical museums, including military museums
    ~ other specialized museums
    ~ open-air museums
    ~ OPERATION of historical sites and buildings

  • Class 9311
    Operation of sports facilities
    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of facilities for indoor or outdoor sports events (open, closed or covered, with or without spectator seating):
    ~ football, hockey, cricket, baseball, jai-alai stadiums
    ~ racetracks for auto, dog, horse races
    ~ swimming pools and stadiums
    ~ track and field stadiums
    ~ winter sports arenas and stadiums
    ~ ice-hockey arenas
    ~ boxing arenas
    ~ golf courses
    ~ bowling lanes
    ~ fitness centers
    ~ organization and OPERATION of outdoor or indoor sports events for professionals or amateurs by organizations with own facilities

    This class includes managing and providing the staff to operate these facilities.

  • Class 9312
    Activities of sports clubs
    This class includes the activities of sports clubs, which, whether professional, semi-professional or amateur clubs, give their members the opportunity to engage in sporting activities.

    This class includes:
    ~ OPERATION of sports clubs:
    ~ football clubs
    ~ bowling clubs
    ~ swimming clubs
    ~ golf clubs
    ~ boxing clubs
    ~ body-building clubs
    ~ winter sports clubs
    ~ chess clubs
    ~ track and field clubs
    ~ shooting clubs, etc.

  • Class 9319
    Other sports activities
    This class includes:
    ~ activities of producers or promoters of sports events, with or without facilities
    ~ activities of individual own-account sportsmen and athletes, referees, judges, timekeepers etc.
    ~ activities of sports leagues and regulating bodies
    ~ activities related to promotion of sporting events
    ~ activities of racing stables, kennels and garages
    ~ OPERATION of sport fishing and hunting preserves
    ~ activities of mountain guides
    ~ support activities for sport or recreational hunting and fishing

  • Class 9329
    Other amusement and recreation activities n.e.c.
    This class includes:
    ~ activities of recreation parks, beaches, including renting of facilities such as bathhouses, lockers, chairs etc.
    ~ OPERATION of recreational transport facilities, e.g. marinas
    ~ OPERATION of ski hills
    ~ renting of leisure and pleasure equipment as an integral part of recreational facilities
    ~ OPERATION of fairs and shows of a recreational nature
    ~ OPERATION of discotheques and dance floors
    ~ OPERATION (exploitation) of coin-operated games
    ~ other amusement and recreation activities (except amusement parks and theme parks) not elsewhere classified

    This class also includes:
    ~ activities of producers or entrepreneurs of live events other than arts or sports events, with or without facilities

  • Class 9609
    Other personal service activities n.e.c.
    This class includes:
    ~ activities of Turkish baths, sauna and steam baths, solariums, reducing and slendering salons, massage salons etc.
    ~ astrological and spiritualists' activities
    ~ social activities such as escort services, dating services, services of marriage bureaux
    ~ pet care services such as boarding, grooming, sitting and training pets
    ~ genealogical organizations
    ~ shoe shiners, porters, valet car parkers etc.
    ~ concession OPERATION of coin-operated personal service machines (photo booths, weighing machines, machines for checking blood pressure, coin-operated lockers etc.)

  • Class 9900
    Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
    This class includes:
    ~ activities of international organizations such as the United Nations and the specialized agencies of the United Nations system, regional bodies etc., the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the World Customs Organization, the Organisation for Economic Co OPERATION,and Development, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the European Communities, the European Free Trade Association etc.

    This class also includes:
    ~ activities of diplomatic and consular missions when being determined by the country of their location rather than by the country they represent

  • Group 281
    Manufacture of general-purpose machinery
    This group includes the manufacture of general-purpose machinery, i.e. machinery that is being used in a wide range of ISIC industries. This can include the manufacture of components used in the manufacture of a variety of other machinery or the manufacture of machinery that support the OPERATION of other businesses.
  • Group 522
    Support activities for transportation
    This group includes activities supporting the transport of passengers or freight, such as OPERATION of parts of the transport infrastructure or activities related to handling freight immediately before or after transport or between transport segments. The OPERATION and maintenance of all transport facilities is included.
  • Group 562
    Event catering and other food service activities
    This group includes catering activities for individual events or for a specified period of time and the OPERATION of food concessions, such as at sports or similar facilities.
  • Group 931
    Sports activities
    This group includes the OPERATION of sports facilities; activities of sports teams or clubs primarily participating in live sports events before a paying audience; independent athletes engaged in participating in live sporting or racing events before a paying audience; owners of racing participants such as cars, dogs, horses, etc. primarily engaged in entering them in racing events or other spectator sports events; sports trainers providing specialized services to support participants in sports events or competitions; operators of arenas and stadiums; other activities of organizing, promoting or managing sports events, n.e.c.
  • Group 932
    Other amusement and recreation activities
    This group includes the activities of a wide range of units that operate facilities or provide services to meet the varied recreational interests of their patrons, including the OPERATION of a variety of attractions, such as mechanical rides, water rides, games, shows, theme exhibits and picnic grounds.
  • Division 07
    Mining of metal ores
    This division includes mining for metallic minerals (ores), performed through underground or open-cast extraction, seabed mining etc. Also included are ore dressing and beneficiating operations, such as crushing, grinding, washing, drying, sintering, calcining or leaching ore, gravity separation or flotation operations.

    This division excludes manufacturing activities such as the roasting of iron pyrites (see class 2011), the production of aluminium oxide (see class 2420) and the OPERATION of blast furnaces (see classes 2410 and 2420).

  • Division 37
    Sewerage
    This division includes the OPERATION of sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities that collect, treat, and dispose of sewage.
  • Division 38
    Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
    This division includes the collection, treatment, and disposal of waste materials. This also includes local hauling of waste materials and the OPERATION of materials recovery facilities (i.e. those that sort recoverable materials from a waste stream).
  • Division 92
    Gambling and betting activities
    This division includes the OPERATION of gambling facilities such as casinos, bingo halls and video gaming terminals and the provision of gambling services, such as lotteries and off-track betting.
  • Division 50
    Water transport
    This division includes the transport of passengers or freight over water, whether scheduled or not. Also included are the OPERATION of towing or pushing boats, excursion, cruise or sightseeing boats, ferries, water taxis etc. Although the location is an indicator for the separation between sea and inland water transport, the deciding factor is the type of vessel used. All transport on sea-going vessels is classified in group 501, while transport using other vessels is classified in group 502.

    This division excludes restaurant and bar activities on board ships (see class 5610, 5630), if carried out by separate units.

  • Division 51
    Air transport
    This division includes the transport of passengers or freight by air or via space.

    This division excludes the repair of aircraft or aircraft engines (see class 3315) and support activities, such as the OPERATION of airports, (see class 5223). This division also excludes activities that make use of aircraft, but not for the purpose of transportation, such as crop spraying (see class 0161), aerial advertising (see class 7310) or aerial photography (see class 7420).

  • Division 62
    Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
    This division includes the following activities of providing expertise in the field of information technologies: writing, modifying, testing and supporting software; planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software and communication technologies; on-site management and OPERATION of clients' computer systems and/or data processing facilities; and other professional and technical computer-related activities.
  • Division 80
    Security and investigation activities
    This division includes security-related services such as: investigation and detective services; guard and patrol services; picking up and delivering money, receipts, or other valuable items with personnel and equipment to protect such properties while in transit; OPERATION of electronic security alarm systems, such as burglar and fire alarms, where the activity focuses on remote monitoring these systems, but often involves also sale, installation and repair services. If the latter components are provided separate, they are excluded from this division and classified in retail sale, construction etc.
  • Division 91
    Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities
    This division includes activities of libraries and archives; the OPERATION of museums of all kinds, botanical and zoological gardens; the OPERATION of historical sites and nature reserves activities. It also includes the preservation and exhibition of objects, sites and natural wonders of historical, cultural or educational interest (e.g. world heritage sites, etc).

    This division excludes sports, amusement and recreation activities, such as the OPERATION of bathing beaches and recreation parks (see division 93).

  • Section B
    Mining and quarrying
    This section includes the extraction of minerals occurring naturally as solids (coal and ores), liquids (petroleum) or gases (natural gas). Extraction can be achieved by different methods such as underground or surface mining, well OPERATION, seabed mining etc.
    This section also includes supplementary activities aimed at preparing the crude materials for marketing, for example, crushing, grinding, cleaning, drying, sorting, concentrating ores, liquefaction of natural gas and agglomeration of solid fuels. These operations are often carried out by the units that extracted the resource and/or others located nearby.
    Mining activities are classified into divisions, groups and classes on the basis of the principal mineral produced. Divisions 05, 06 are concerned with mining and quarrying of fossil fuels (coal, lignite, petroleum, gas); divisions 07, 08 concern metal ores, various minerals and quarry products.
    Some of the technical operations of this section, particularly related to the extraction of hydrocarbons, may also be carried out for third parties by specialized units as an industrial service, which is reflected in division 09.

    This section excludes the processing of the extracted materials (see section C - Manufacturing), which also covers the bottling of natural spring and mineral waters at springs and wells (see class 1104) or the crushing, grinding or otherwise treating certain earths, rocks and minerals not carried out in conjunction with mining and quarrying (see class 2399). This section also excludes the usage of the extracted materials without a further transformation for construction purposes (see section F - Construction), the collection, purification and distribution of water (see class 3600), separate site preparation activities for mining (see class 4312) and geophysical, geologic and seismic surveying activities (see class 7110).

  • Section D
    Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
    This section includes the activity of providing electric power, natural gas, steam, hot water and the like through a permanent infrastructure (network) of lines, mains and pipes. The dimension of the network is not decisive; also included are the distribution of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and the like in industrial parks or residential buildings.
    This section therefore includes the OPERATION of electric and gas utilities, which generate, control and distribute electric power or gas. Also included is the provision of steam and air-conditioning supply.

    This section excludes the OPERATION of water and sewerage utilities, see 36, 37. This section also excludes the (typically long-distance) transport of gas through pipelines.

  • Section R
    Arts, entertainment and recreation
    This section includes a wide range of activities to meet varied cultural, entertainment and recreational interests of the general public, including live performances, OPERATION of museum sites, gambling, sports and recreation activities.
  • Section F
    Construction
    This section includes general construction and specialized construction activities for buildings and civil engineering works. It includes new work, repair, additions and alterations, the erection of prefabricated buildings or structures on the site and also construction of a temporary nature.

    General construction is the construction of entire dwellings, office buildings, stores and other public and utility buildings, farm buildings etc., or the construction of civil engineering works such as motorways, streets, bridges, tunnels, railways, airfields, harbours and other water projects, irrigation systems, sewerage systems, industrial facilities, pipelines and electric lines, sports facilities etc.

    This work can be carried out on own account or on a fee or contract basis. Portions of the work and sometimes even the whole practical work can be subcontracted out. A unit that carries the overall responsibility for a construction project is classified here.

    Also included is the repair of buildings and engineering works.

    This section includes the complete construction of buildings (division 41), the complete construction of civil engineering works (division 42), as well as specialized construction activities, if carried out only as a part of the construction process (division 43).

    The renting of construction equipment with operator is classified with the specific construction activity carried out with this equipment.

    This section also includes the development of building projects for buildings or civil engineering works by bringing together financial, technical and physical means to realize the construction projects for later sale. If these activities are carried out not for later sale of the construction projects, but for their OPERATION (e.g. renting of space in these buildings, manufacturing activities in these plants), the unit would not be classified here, but according to its operational activity, i.e. real estate, manufacturing etc.